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Like Vanessa

Charles, Tami.

Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2018]

284 p. ; 22 cm.

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It is 1983 and Vanessa Martin, a thirteen-year-old African American girl in Newark's public housing, dreams of following in the footsteps of the first African American Miss America, Vanessa Williams; but the odds are against her until a new teacher at school organizes a beauty pageant and encourages Vanessa to enter.

Reading Level: 5.2

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ISBN:

9781580897778

LC Call No:

PZ7.1.C4915 Li 2018

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 23

Author:

Charles, Tami.

Title:

Like Vanessa / Tami Charles.

Publisher:

Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2018]

Physical:

284 p. ; 22 cm.

Citation/Refs:

Booklist starred, March 2018

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Starred, January 2018

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book, March 2018

Citation/Refs:

Bulletin (Center for Children's books), April 2018

Summary:

It is 1983 and Vanessa Martin, a thirteen-year-old African American girl in Newark's public housing, dreams of following in the footsteps of the first African American Miss America, Vanessa Williams; but the odds are against her until a new teacher at school organizes a beauty pageant and encourages Vanessa to enter.

Target Audience:

5.2.

Target Audience:

5-8 Follett School Solutions.

Subject:

Williams, Vanessa--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Williams, Vanessa--Fiction.

Subject:

African American girls--New Jersey--Newark--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Beauty contests--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Dysfunctional families--New Jersey--Newark--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Urban schools--New Jersey--Newark--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Self-confidence--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Nineteen eighties--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

African Americans--Fiction.

Subject:

Beauty contests--Fiction.

Subject:

Family problems--Fiction.

Subject:

Family life--New Jersey--Newark--Fiction.

Subject:

Schools--Fiction.

Subject:

Self-confidence--Fiction.

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